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Machine Gun Kelly is playing drummer Tommy Lee in an upcoming Mötley Crüe biopic.

The Netflix original movie is an adaptation of the band's 2001 autobiography The Dirt: Confessions Of The World’s Most Notorious Rock Band.

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According to Variety, the film will be directed by Jeff Tremaine, who was responsible for the Jackass movies, and members of Mötley Crüe are co-producing it. The biopic will follow the highs and lows of the band's rise during the '80s in Los Angeles.

Mötley Crüe announced their retirement in 2014, going on a final tour with Alice Cooper and promising to never go on the road again.

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